Too stuffed to race? Make a difference and volunteer! Whether you're a dedicated runner or just someone who jogs from the couch to the fridge, the Turkey Day 5K in Minneapolis is fun for everyone! And of course we make every effort to make this event just as amazing of an experience for our volunteers! Come alone or find a friend and register to volunteer at the event! It is the perfect way to start your Thanksgiving morning!
We can't thank you enough for your help but we want to try to show you how much we appreciate you! All volunteers will receive an event specific volunteer shirt, water, snacks, a light meal, service hours, and more.
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|Shift||Start Time||End Time||Description||Registrants Needed|
|Event Captain||4:30am (CT)||12:00pm (CT)||This is an invite only position and is reserved for experienced event volunteers who will be responsible for overseeing and managing a particular event area (i.e. bike course lead, SAG driver, swim course lead, finish line lead etc). If you are interested in this opportunity email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.||15/20||Over|
|Volunteer Distribution||4:30am (CT)||10:30am (CT)||Assisting our volunteer manager in checking in volunteers and placing them in their correct position.||0/1||Over|
|Packet Pick-up and Event Day Registration||5:00am (CT)||9:00am (CT)||You will assist participants by retrieving their packet (race day materials) and answering any questions they may have as well as assisting those who need to register for the event||20/70||Over|
|Set-Up Shift 1||5:00am (CT)||8:00am (CT)||Assisting our friendly event crew with any set-up and tear down needs.||6/10||Over|
|T-Shirt Distribution||5:30am (CT)||8:30am (CT)||You will assist participants by retrieving their t-shirt and answering any questions they may have as well as assisting those who need to register for the event||5/10||Over|
|Finish Line||6:00am (CT)||11:00am (CT)||You will assist event crew with the set up of the finish area as well as distributing hydration as participants finish. Along with assisting Delta Dental hand out Athlete SWAG. After all participants have finished you will assist event crew with the tear down of the finish area.||42/50||Over|
|Greeters/Pointers||6:00am (CT)||10:00am (CT)||You will be strategically placed at a location within the race site to help direct participant traffic.||0/20||Over|
|Start Line||6:00am (CT)||11:00am (CT)||You will assist event crew at the start line of the duathlon event by helping to hold wave signs and manage traffic flow at and near the start area of the race. If you are not also participating in the event you will assist with the tear down of the...||20/20||Over|
|Hot Beverages||6:30am (CT)||10:30am (CT)||Help set up, pass out, and keep clean the hot beverage area outside. The athletes can enjoy hot chocolate, coffee or cider before and after the event in our Family Carnival Area.||25/25||Over|
|Post Race Athlete Food||6:30am (CT)||10:30am (CT)||Set up and help hand out our post race snacks inside the Target Center garage for athletes to enjoy after they finish the run.||35/40||Over|
|Course Marshals||7:00am (CT)||10:30am (CT)||Event crew will assign you a location along the run course. Once you are at your assigned location you will ensure that participants continue to stay on the marked event course as they approach and pass you.||43/43||Over|
|Gear Check - Finish Festival||7:00am (CT)||10:30am (CT)||You will assist the Gear Check Lead in checking in participant bags correctly and safely||6/15||Over|
|Post Race Athlete SWAG||7:00am (CT)||10:30am (CT)||Assisting Event crew hand out SWAG to athletes after the race in the Finish Festival. You will also help to assist the participant games in the Festival area.||10/10||Over|
|Race Course Aid Station||7:00am (CT)||10:30am (CT)||You will assist with the set up, hydration distribution, and clean up of the on course water aid station. (i.e. handing out liquid hydration to participants as they pass). You will also assist with clean up and tear down of the aid||20/20||Over|
|Kids Race||7:30am (CT)||10:30am (CT)||You will assist event crew in the kids race setup and tear down. You will help to make sure all kids start, stay on course, and finish safely.||17/25||Over|
|Medical Assistance||7:30am (CT)||10:00am (CT)||Assist with medical needs in a tent on the course or on site. Exact placement will be determined race morning. Medical knowledge required, medical professional licensing is preferred (EMT, Paramedic, RN, PT, MD).||0/10||Over|
|Crowd Control/ Clean Up||8:00am (CT)||11:00am (CT)||Help athletes get from the finish line to the family carnival and post race food area along with assisting our friendly event crew with any clean up and tear down needs.||12/14||Over|